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Foundation shade
I'm wondering if anyone could recommend what shade I would be In Tarte's Rainforest of the sea water foundation? I am normally a NC15 in MAC foundation.
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What shade should I get for the remarcable foundation? I am NW15 in Mac and nude 105 in Clarins, thanks
HALL OF FAMER JazaChai / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
12 is yellow. Definitely yellow. On a scale of 1-5 where 1 is neutral, Ivory 12 would be a 3 according to Sephora, which seems right to me. If you are cool toned I would... see post
YSL ECLAT BR50
Just received my YSL ECLAT BR50 as usual, however it appeared to be a differnt color.  I went on line and it says BR50 is now Cool Honey?  It's always been Warm Beige.  What is going on and what color should I have ordered.  $58.00 down the drain?
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BEAUTY BRAINIAC Giorgiosmom / BEAUTY BRAINIAC BEAUTY BRAINIAC / replied
I didn't realize that this product was both reformulated and apparently the numbers too have been reassigned.  With that being said, this NEW YSL ECLAT formula is NOTHIN... see post
MAKE UP FOR EVER Ultra HD Concealer
Hello,   I currently use Make up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation Y385 & Make UP For Ever Pro Finish Multi Use Powder Foundation color 127 Golden Sand . I wanted to know which Ultra HD concealer would be a perfect match with these products i have? Thanks -Shay  
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Foundation shade? HELP
When getting a foundation online how should I know what shade to get?
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi makeupbykonner,   Which foundation brand/shade do you currently wear and which foundation are you interested in trying? :) You can try using our Color IQ system -... see post
Please help color match!
I am posting again because my question from a few months ago hasn't been answered.  I am currently wearing NARS Sheer Glow Foundation in Gobi, but want to try BAREMINERALS. What color should I order in the BAREMINERALS?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Krin!   With the Nars swatches and description of Gobi, you might fit into the Golden Fair or Light shades in the Bare Minerals powder foundation (in the Original ... see post
Please help with choosing a color/shade!
I am posting again because my question from a few months ago hasn't been answered.  I am currently wearing NARS Sheer Glow Foundation in Gobi, but want to try BAREMINERALS. What color should I order in the BAREMINERALS?
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HALL OF FAMER lylysa / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Krin!   With the Nars swatches and description of Gobi, you might fit into the Golden Fair or Light shades in the Bare Minerals powder foundation (in the Original ... see post
Request for Lancome Teint Idole stick foundation swatches PLEASE :)
BEAUTY MASTER ChristalM / BEAUTY MASTER BEAUTY MASTER / replied
Thanks! Now I jsut have to wait for it to come to Canada :) see post
THE SWATCH REQUEST THREAD !
alright, here it is. use this thread to request swatches. the guidelines are up to you and your needs: single swatches, comparison swatches, specific skin tone swatches   when comparisons are requested, feel free to provide whatever you have of that request--i want anyone to participate and contribute if they want to. have fun, hope this is helpful !
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BEAUTY BOSS natalie12 / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
Thank you! The medium dark is a lot lighter then I would expect it to be.  I have medium olive tone skin. I might get the medium dark then?  see post
NARS- tinted moisturizers, bronzers and blushes for a pale, acne prone 15 year old?
So I currently live overseas, but have been DYING to try some NARS products since i've heard amazing things about them!! I've always been a dedicated Clinique client, but am starting to experiment with different brands. The only thing is that since I live in Sweden and have absolutely no Sephora/NARS carrier around me, I cannot find my shade... I'm looking at ordering NARS tinted moisturizer, does anyone what shade would match Cliniques stay-matte oil-free foundation in Alabaster(02)? I'm also experimenting with contouring and looking at their bronzers and blushes, what shades would look best on my (really) fair skin? I don't want it to look too faked, i'd like something natural looking and subtle, seeing as I am 15 and not interested in super heavy makeup. 
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BEAUTY GURU EmmyLove / BEAUTY GURU BEAUTY GURU / replied
I used to use Clinique even better foundation in both 01 Linen and 02 Alabaster. I can only speak to the Nars tinted Moisturizers but I found they didn't make a shade li... see post
Swatch your lipstick dupes here!
Have you bought the same lipstick shade but from a different brand/formula before? Are you like me and have an unhealthy addiction to dusty rose pink/red/plum/coral (insert your fav shade here) lipsticks? Have you inadvertently bought the exact same shade before? Wanna talk about it? Wanna show it off?   Let me start with Exhibit A:  Bite Beauty Rosewood Buttercream (far left) and Bite Beauty High Pigment Lip Pencil in Rhubarb (second from from left). The picture doesn't really do this justice but hey pretty much look the same. Rosewood is more opaque with a thicker texture. I love them both.      Exhibit B/C   From left: Bite Beauty High Pigment Lip Pencil in Pomegranate, Bite Beauty Cashmere Lip Cream in Rioja (two true reds I just really like a lot), then for the dark berry pinks (Sephora Mulberry Luster, then Bite Winterberry)    
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Need NARS tinted moisturizer swatch help.
I am trying to decide between Nars Malaga and Seychelles tinted moisturizer. I wear the Nars Amande concealer and it is a great match for my skin tone. Therefore, could someone do a swatch with Malaga TM and Amande concealer or Seychelles TM and Amande concealer? Maybe all three if you have all three? Please let me know if you think if any of the colors are exact matches or if one is darker or lighter?
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MUFE Foundation
Hi-- I currently wear Benefit Foundation (Oxygen Wow! in Petal). I love the color/tone, but wanted to switch the MUFE as I like the coverage better. I tried the color "Light" but it was too light. Any idea what the equivalent to Benefit's 'Petal' would be?
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BEAUTY MAVEN loves2snack / BEAUTY MAVEN BEAUTY MAVEN / replied
Hey There! I did a YouTube video on this foundation I just love it so much! https://youtu.be/yqWTLAebfxM see post
Need a Foundation Match- Currently Medium Beige in Tarte, was NW 25 in MAC, Want Laura Mercier
I really want to try Laura Mercier. I am currently using Tarte 12 hour in medium beige, was using MAC 25 prior to that. Any help would be awesome as I live an hour away from shopping!
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HALL OF FAMER Titian06 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi, Lindsayv05!  I looked up the Tarte 12 Hr Medium Beige in the Color IQ and it is 1R08.  You don't say which Laura Mercier product you want to try.  Go to the Makeup m... see post
NEED MY color iq code
i was recently at  sephora store and received a color IQ code but cannot find my email.  is there any way i can get that code without having to go back to the store
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HALL OF FAMER nishcakes / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
If it was sent to the email address that's linked to your Sephora account, go to the top left corner of this page. Click "-----'s ACCOUNT". In the left panel under "My A... see post
Match to Giorgio Armani?
i use NARS stromboli, what shade am i in Giorgio's Armani? im hoping to buy the luminous silk foundation since everyone is talking about it!! rarely use foundation but i might start using it more often  
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @jazziux,   I wear Stromboli and I was matched in 6.5! :)   Always, Danee see post
Tarte foundation
Looking for advice for a color match for the tarte foundation, there are so many colors to choose from that I'm getting confused.    I use to use tan in the tarte maracuja miracle foundation but found it a little too orange and too dark.
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DaneeBT BEAUTY ADVISOR / BEAUTY ADVISOR BEAUTY ADVISOR / replied
Hi @Alleykitkat,   I'll be happy to match your foundation shade in the tarte  Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15 ! Can you please reply to the ... see post
Should I buy the Showstopper palette?
I just got the Tartelette and have barely broken it in but I look at the Showstopper and just want to sigh in love. I'm a little intimidated by the blush since I've never used that color on my cheeks before. Anybody try it yet?
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HALL OF FAMER makeitup305 / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
I ended up buying it and really enjoy it. I ended up buying the Rainforest After Dark Palette, too. I really enjoy the packaging and how the palette is set up. Tarte's p... see post
Does anyone have swatches of the Too Faced Candlelight Glow on very pale skin?
I am 1.0 in Urban Decay's Naked Skin liquid foundation and I am looking to see if the pinky toned shade in the Too Faced Candlelight Glow would work for me. I like the option of having the two shades and the Absolute Candlelight will not work for me as it is not oil free.
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HALL OF FAMER AmyC / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Thank you for posting the blog review! see post
Contouring for extremely pale skin?
Please, I need some advice on choosing contouring shades, if anyone would be so kind.     My foundation color is 3Y01 (currently using Porcelain in Sephora's baked powder line).  In many lines, 3Y01 seems to be the absolute lightest color.  I'd really love to work with contouring makeup, but the "highlighting" colors in every contouring palette I have seen are actually deeper than my skin .  So in other words, they'd all create a shadow on me rather than a highlight.  Counterproductive.   Would anybody with color expertise be able to suggest some colors I could use for contouring?  If they have to be purchased separately rather than in a palette, that's fine; I'd just like to know which ones will work!  Powder formulas preferred.   Thank you!
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BEAUTY PRO hopkinss33 / BEAUTY PRO BEAUTY PRO / replied
I've had the same problem! For a highlighter I'd try NARS blush in either Albatross or Nico or, if you're more budget-conscious, ELF blush in Gotta Glow, but I'm also a ... see post
Which Naked Palette should I buy?
Hi guys. I have dark brown/ black hair, dark brown eyes, and an Indian like skin tone . I am the shade Medium in Smashbox's BB cream and shade 173 (Amber) in Make Up For Ever HD Invisible Cover Foundation just to give you guys a rough idea of what my skin tone is like. I am interested in the Naked palettes but I have no idea which one to choose.  Any help would be great.  Thanks! 
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BEAUTY RESIDENT rossique / BEAUTY RESIDENT BEAUTY RESIDENT / replied
Congrats on your upcoming purchase!   Speaking from personal experience, I have the Naked 1 and 3 (lusting over 2), I would always choose Naked 1 or 2 for the sole rea... see post
Foundation match
I'm NW20 in Mac foundations....what would I be in the Becca ultimate coverage complexion creme?    Thanks!
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SIGHTSEER Lazbear / SIGHTSEER SIGHTSEER / replied
Have you looked at the foundation matrix at temptalia.com? They can probably match you up with similar colors. Or, if you can go to a Sephora store, you could request to... see post
foundation match
whats the closest Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra Definition Powder Foundation color that matches Nars' Barcelona
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HALL OF FAMER laurabt / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi pialouise, I recommend the color Medium Warm in the UD Naked Skin Powder Foundation! :) -Laura   see post
foundation match
color match for armani luminous silk foundation.  bareminerals bareskin in bare buff is a great match for me.  I want to try the armani foundation.  what color would be a good match?
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HALL OF FAMER laurabt / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi madeline, If you wear Bare Buff in the Bareskin, you are a medium skin with rich golden undertone. I recommend the color 4.5 or 5.5 in the A rmani Luminous S... see post
What would the color conversion be from Clinique Even Better Foundation in ivory to Nars Sheer Glow?
HALL OF FAMER melissabt / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
Hi Alisabels,   Based on the shade that you currently wear in Clinique, I recommend the shade Siberia !   http://www.sephora.com/sheer-glow-foundation-P2473... see post
Swatches of Tarte's Amazonian butter lipstick please?
During chic week I plan to buy some Marc Jacobs Sheer lipstick shades as well as Tarte lipsticks as well. I want to try and make sure I don't purchase duplicate shades. Does anyone have the Tarte line swatched please?
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Diorskin Nude Skin-Glowing Makeup Color Match
I'm interested in trying the Diorskin Nude Skin-Glowing Makeup but not sure what color would be best.  I was in Sephora and they did the Color IQ and my skintone number is 2R08, what would be the best match in the Diorskin Nude Skin-Glowing Makeup?  Thanks :-)
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Colour Match for Yves Saint Laurent Perfect Touch Radiant Foundation Brush Shade 7
Hi Sephora,   Since Yves Saint Laurent Perfect Touch Radiant Foundation Brush Shade 7 Pink Beige has been discontinued I need a replacement, I loved everything about Perfect Touch, the shade,the coverage, the texture and the brush applicator.  Could you please suggest some replacements.     Thank you.   Cate  
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Bobbi Brown Hot Collection
We swatched the new Bobbi Brown Hot Collection to see how the colors looked on different skin tones. What do you think?   Do you have a swatch of this collection? Post a pic in the thread below!       Shop the collection:  
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HALL OF FAMER BeautyIsPassion / HALL OF FAMER HALL OF FAMER / replied
SWATCHES OF CALYPSO ON MY THREAD LINKED BELOW ;) see post
Marc Jacobs Beauty New Nudes Sheer Lip Gels
We swatched the New Nudes Sheer Lip Gels from Marc Jacobs Beauty to see how the colors looked on different skin tones. What do you think?   Do you have a swatch of this lippie? Post a pic in the thread below!       Shop this product:  
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BEAUTY BOSS Bananya / BEAUTY BOSS BEAUTY BOSS / replied
I went to the store with high hopes for this product and I was left pretty disappointed.    I tried Eat Cake and Role Play. I nearly just bought them without swatching... see post